Malta Disputes Crypto Arbitrage Hub Arbitly's Registry Claims

Arbitly's crypto licensure and registration claims are bogus, according to Malta's financial regulator.

Oct 1, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:03 a.m. UTC

Malta's Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is calling out Arb Signals LTD, which describes itself as a cryptocurrency arbitrage trading platform, for claiming to be registered in Malta.

  • Arb Signals, otherwise known as Arbitly, "is NOT a Maltese registered Company NOR licensed" to handle crypto in Malta, MFSA said Thursday.
  • Arbitly's website describes a platform that does away with other crypto exchange's "remarkable market problems."
  • It also claims the business is registered at a "beautiful office in central Malta." Maltese authorities say otherwise.
  • Arbitly did not immediately respond to CoinDesk requests for comment.
  • MFSA routinely flags bogus claims by crypto brokers.
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